[openstack-dev] [neutron] enriching port binding extension API dictionaries with key-values
mestery at mestery.com
Fri Jun 26 20:01:21 UTC 2015
On Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 8:14 AM, Neil Jerram <Neil.Jerram at metaswitch.com>
> Hi Andreas,
> On 26/06/15 14:04, Andreas Scheuring wrote:
>> Hi together,
>> for a new ml2 plugin I would like to pass over some data from neutron to
>> nova on port creation and update (exploiting port binding extension
>> ). For my prototype I thought of using one of the following response
>> dictionaries to add my information:
>> - binding:vif_details
>> - binding:profile
>> The API ref describes these attributes (port create / port update - both
>> response) as dictionaries, but without restricting the key-value pairs
>> or naming a defined number .
>> I've also seen some other ml2 plugins enriching those fields with unique
>> data. So I assuming this is not considered as an API change, isn't it?
>> Important: It's only about the response. The input comes from a
>> configuration file.
>>  http://developer.openstack.org/api-ref-networking-v2-ext.html
> I think the discussion at  is broadly in the same area, so you might
> find some relevant input there.
This RFE bug  isn't going anywhere because it wants to expose data to
the underlying drivers, which is a huge -2 from me because it will allow
complete circumvention of the Neutron API.
>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/neutron/+bug/1460222
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